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Greece Prepares Agrotourism Strategy

The Greek Tourism Ministry is drafting a new agrotourism plan aimed at channeling revenues into local communities and creating new jobs.

Xenia Property on Chios to Reopen as Hotel After Decades of Neglect

The historic Xenia property on Chios will reopen to visitors following its renovation as a modern hotel unit by Avlum Enterprises Company Limited of the Tsakos Group.

Covid-19 Drives Thessaloniki Hotel Stays Down by 1m in 8 Months

Covid-19 has cost Thessaloniki hotels more than 1.05 million overnight stays in the first eight months of 2020, a decline of nearly 80%.

Greece’s First Underwater Museum on Alonissos Opens to Public

The Alonissos Underwater Museum, the first such museum in Greece, recently opened to offer divers the chance to explore the 5th-century shipwreck of Peristera.

Greece Sets Citizen Protection Plan for Summer Season

The presence of Greek police will increase this summer at passport control points at airports, ports, and borders across the country.

Report: Greece 2020 Tourism Resilient but Still Faced with Coronavirus and Refugee Crisis

Entering the third month of 2020 and a key pre-booking period for the summer ahead, Greece is faced with the refugee crisis and the coronavirus outbreak.

Smaller Greek Airports Next in Line for Modernization

The Greek government is set to launch a new round of airport privatizations, concerning 23 smaller regional airports in Greece.

Israeli, US, and German Travelers to Thessaloniki Rise in 2019

Israelis, Americans, and Germans were at the top of the list of international travelers to Thessaloniki in 2019, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Travelers Give Greek Hotels Thumbs Up for Quality in 2019

Travelers gave Greek hotels thumbs up for quality and services with Greece holding the first position on the Global Review Index (GRI) for 2019, with a rating of 87.1%.

Greece Tourism Revenue Slumps in November 2019

Despite an 18.2 percent rise in inbound traveler flows in November 2019, the month proved to be slower in terms of revenue, according to the Bank of Greece.

South Aegean Region: 2019 Best Year for Tourism

Achieving increasing numbers of arrivals and revenues for the fourth consecutive year, the South Aegean Region said that 2019 was its best year yet.

BoG: New Actions Needed to Maintain Greek Tourism Dynamic

Greek tourism stakeholders need to take action in order to maintain the positive momentum of the sector, the Bank of Greece said.

Fraport Greece Priorities: Extending Tourism Season, Promoting Destinations

Fraport Greece says it is committed to extending the tourism season by increasing inbound traffic and attracting more airlines to the Greek market.

Attica Zoological Park Expands with New Hotel, Waterpark and Aquarium

The Attica Zoological Park is expanding its activities with the construction of a hotel, a waterpark, and an aquarium by 2022.

Fraport Greece Regional Airport Upgrades Almost Complete

Fraport Greece has completed 80% of its investment program, with the airports of Thessaloniki, Corfu, Kos, Mykonos and Santorini being last on its project list.

ITB-IPK: Greece Among ‘Outperforming Destinations’ So Far in 2019

Greece is among the top five “outperforming destinations” in the first eight months of 2019, according to ITB Berlin and IPK International.

Greek Tourism Ministry Considers Training Programs for Unemployed

In view of the start of the summer season, the Greek Tourism Ministry is considering the launch of training programs for the unemployed.

More Israeli Travelers Seeking Greek Hotel Services in October

All the more Israeli travelers are booking hotels in Greece, making Israel one of Greece’s top five booking markets for the first time.

ITB-IPK Study Predicts Slower Growth for Global Tourism

International tourism is set to grow again this year but at a slower pace, with city breaks and round trips winning over the crowds more than ever.

Central Macedonia Governor Sets High Goals for Region

"Central Macedonia is the most attractive region in the Mediterranean for investments," according to the region's governor, Apostolos Tzitzikostas.